See Inside: North Texas’ Largest Estate, Champ d’Or, Sold at Auction

Champ d'Or, the largest estate in North Texas, sold at auction Friday for the second time. The lavish French chateau-style palace in Denton County is modeled after the Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau in Paris, and was built in 2002 by Alan and Shirley Goldfield for an estimated $52 million.

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Greenery engulfs the long paved drive that sits behind wrought-iron security gates at the front entrance, flanked by reflecting pools, giving guests a magical opportunity to take in the details of 17th Century French architecture.
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The 48,000-square-foot home, which took six years to build, features 57 rooms.
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Champ d'Or means "field of gold" in French and was modeled after a famous French chateau built by the finance minister under Louis XIV.
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Champ d'Or Mansion in the small Denton County town of Hickory Creek.
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The 48,000-square-foot home, which took six years to build, features 57 rooms -- including 17 bathrooms.
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Champ d'Or means "field of gold" in French and was modeled after a famous French chateau built by the finance minister under Louis XIV.
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The tea room is modeled after New York's Tavern on the Green.
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Music room or ballroom? You decide.
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Take in a movie in your own media room.
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Take in a movie in your own media room.
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The mansion includes 17 bathrooms; some are pink.
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You'll need to buy enough Chanel clothes to fill this closet.
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The mansion features 57 rooms, some are pink.
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Relax the day away in your own steam room, you can invite all your friends over.
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Swim laps indoors in the winter.
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Even the name is opulent — Champ d'Or means "field of gold" in French.
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The home features 57 rooms.
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The French-inspired château was modeled after one built by the finance minister under Louis XIV.
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You can work out in your very own gym.
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Invite your friends over to bowl in your own alley.
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Consider challenging a friend to squash (or racquetball).
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There are two elevators, one will take you to the wine cellar.
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Swim outdoors on a hot Texas summer day.
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The mansion sits on 140 acres at 1851 Turbeville Road in Hickory Creek.
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The asking price was $35 million.
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